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Elephant kills U.K. soldier Mathew Talbot on anti-poaching duty in Malawi

A British soldier has been killed by an elephant while on anti-poaching operations in Malawi. Guardsman Mathew Talbot of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards was on patrol in Liwonde National Park when he was killed on Sunday, Britain’s Ministry of Defense said. His commanding officer, Lt. Col. Ed Launders, said Tuesday that the 22-year-old soldier …

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Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days

Two Reuters journalists who were jailed for more than 500 days for their reporting on human rights abuses in Myanmar have been freed after receiving a presidential pardon. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, were sentenced to seven years in prison in September after they investigated the killings of Rohingya Muslims at the hands of troopers and Buddhist villagers. Prosecutors claimed that the reportersacquired keep of private country documents, in violation …

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